In which I am damaged goods

The fact that I spent most of yesterday rewriting and editing this post, emailing trusted friends with drafts, making my husband re-read it over lunch, praying, rewriting a bit more, seriously contemplating deleting the whole thing and writing about cupcakes…

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In which I am brave in an ordinary way

“Ordinary courage is about putting our vulnerability on the line. In today’s world, that’s pretty extraordinary.” – Brené Brown   Let me be brave in an ordinary way first. Let me mother out of my best hopes instead of my…

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In which there is no “and”

  You need Jesus….. and circumcision. You need Jesus …. and baptism. You need Jesus … and the right voting record. You need Jesus … and natural family planning. You need Jesus … and modesty. You need Jesus … and…

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In which we numb the light

I took my littlest girl for a walk in the fading of the day. I only have grace for one day, and the day was nearly done. We’ve been overworked and tired lately, still recovering from that flu going around….

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